Published: Sept. 21, 2011 @ 5 p.m.
Published: Sept. 01, 2011 @ 8 p.m.
Increases in vaccination rates for human papillomavirus are trailing increases in rates for two other vaccines recommended for teens and preteens, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Published: Aug. 25, 2011 @ 9 p.m.
Published: Aug. 14, 2011 @ 8 p.m.
The adolescent birth rate has declined for the second consecutive year.
Published: Aug. 11, 2011 @ 10 p.m.
Children with developmental disabilities, especially with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD
, become distracted easily and may be more likely to be hit by a car while walking.
Published: Aug. 07, 2011 @ 11 p.m.
What this mom learned may keep you from letting your kids use play areas.
Published: Aug. 01, 2011 @ 10 p.m.
Use of the varicella (chickenpox) vaccine in the U.S. since 1995 has reduced the death rate from this disease by 97 percent among children and adolescents, according to an analysis of data from the National Center for Health Statistics
Published: July 20, 2011 @ 1 a.m.
O'FALLON, Ill. -- Police say the weekend drowning of a southwestern Illinois toddler in a backyard pool is a tragic reminder that children should be closely supervised around water.
Published: July 19, 2011 @ 8 p.m.
Fewer children are riding their bikes or walking to school than in the past, a trend that has implications for children's health.
Published: July 18, 2011 @ 5 p.m.
A large national study of food allergies in the U. S. finds that more children have allergies, including severe allergies, than previously thought.